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Merritt College

Merritt College

Merritt College was founded in 1954 as the Merritt School of Business. It was named after Dr. Samuel Merritt. The college is a part of the Peralta Community College District. It is located in an area of more than 120 acres in the hills of Oakland, California. In 1971, the college moved to its present campus.

There are several academic departments at Merritt College. Some of these are the computer information systems, environmental management and technology, paralegal studies, business administration, administration of justice and medical assistant departments. The college also offers a number of scholarships.

The sports teams of Merritt College are nicknamed the Thunderbirds and compete in a wide variety of sports like men's and women's basketball, cross-country, track and field and men's soccer. The college competes in the Bay Valley Conference.

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Natural Resources And Conservation, Other
Ethnic Studies
Educational/Instructional Technology
Spanish Language And Literature
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Mathematics, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
Physical Fitness Technician
Human Services, General
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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